draw parallels between

Definition of draw parallels between

  1. :  to indicate ways in which two distinct things are similar The essay draws parallels between the lives of the two presidents.

Word by Word Definitions

drawplay
  1. :  to cause to move continuously toward or after a force applied in advance :  pull : such as

    :  to move (as a covering) over or to one side

    :  to pull up or out of a receptacle or place where seated or carried

  1. :  the act or process of drawing (see 1draw) : such as

    :  a sucking pull on something held with the lips

    :  a removal of a handgun from its holster

parallelplay parallels
  1. :  extending in the same direction, everywhere equidistant (see equidistant 1), and not meeting

    :  everywhere equally distant

    :  having parallel sides

  1. :  a parallel line, curve, or surface

    :  one of the imaginary circles on the surface of the earth paralleling the equator and marking the latitude

    :  the corresponding line on a globe or map — see latitude illustration

  1. :  to indicate analogy of :  compare

    :  to show something equal to :  match

    :  to correspond to

  1. :  in a parallel manner


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